Updated May 31 – Congress passed and sent to President Obama a 60-day extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) yesterday, which was set to expire today. The legislation gives lawmakers breathing room to look at a long-term extension and reform of the program, which NAR strongly supports. Read More—>
Original Post May 24 – It looks like there’s movement on the flood insurance issue. REALTORS® visited Congress last week to try and get the Senate to take up and approve a five year reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and help ensure access to affordable flood insurance. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) informed lawmakers that a vote was coming. Thanks to all who’ve answered Calls For Action and spoke with your elected officials on this important issue!